Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Study Finds Surge In Young Nurses Over Past Decade

Yesterday, the USA TODAY reported the results of a recent study that found between 2002 & 2009, the number of full-time-equivalent registered nurses ages 23–26 increased by 62 percent. This research, which was recently published in the December issue of Health Affairs, shows that the nurse workforce is projected to grow faster during the next two decades than previously anticipated and in turn, help close the looming nursing shortage that many in the healthcare industry have been anticipating.

Click here to read the USA TODAY article.

Click here to read the manuscript as it appears in Health Affairs.

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